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26090 Pine Street
Calumet, MI 49913
Phone: (906) 337-4600
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Elaine Monette

Elaine Monette

Thursday, June 12, 1930 - Sunday, March 8, 2020
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Elaine A. Monette, 89, a longtime resident of Hubbell and a current resident of Rustic Meadows in Lake Linden passed away ‪on Sunday afternoon‬ March 8, 2020 at her home.
She was born on June 12, 1930 in Tamarack a daughter of the late Arthur and Alvina (LaFave) Mongeau. She attended Dollar Bay High School.
On June 19, 1948 she was united in marriage to Lawrence ”Lornie” Monette and he preceded her in death on March 17, 2009.
Elaine worked at Columbia Laundry and at the Calumet Public Hospital as a nurse’s aide.
Elaine’s first love was always her family. As time went on and the family grew, that love was passed onto her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her second love was feeding them and anyone who came to their house could have her amazing cooking brought to them. Elaine’s homemade ravioli, breads, and pasties were unsurpassed. She was an avid hockey fan, supporting the Red Wings through good seasons and bad. At the age of 80 she got to see her first Red Wing game at the Joe. A deck of cards was never out of reach and playing cards with Elaine got serious quickly. She enjoyed reading, especially in her later years. Birthdays and special occasions were always remembered with a card and heartfelt wishes. A devoted mother, dedicated wife, tireless worker, compassionate, and always ready with a smile, Elaine led her family by example.

She was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hubbell until its closing and was a current member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Linden.
Preceding her in death was her husband and brothers: Virgil, Albert, Roland and Victor, sisters: Marie, Claire, Alice and Margaret.
Surviving are:
5 Daughters: Mary Ellen (Richard) Colombe of Chassell, Karen (Jim) Hewett of Lake Linden, Jean (Tim) Tracey of Hubbell, Kathy (Tim) Matson of Tamarack City, Judy (Bryan) Boucher of North Carolina
2 Sons: Mike (Brenda) Monette of Calumet, Larry (Jacky) Monette of Traprock Valley,
18 Grandchildren: Troy Colombe, Tonya (Tom) Bingham, Jason (Robbi) Colombe, Chad Colombe, Mike (Christina) Monette, Shannon Monette (Robert Hoffman), Kelsey (Paul) Creelman, Forrest (Amanda) Hudspeth, Kendal (Michael) Hudspeth, Jodi (Matt) Davis,Tim Tracey Jr., Jessica (Kory) Tracey, Erin (Dave) Tracey, Jeremy (Yidan) Monette, Molly (Cedric) Jones, Luke Monette, James (Holly) Matson and Cara Boucher
9 Great Grandchildren: Emily, Abagail, Madalynn, Jack, Carly, Xiaoya, Ayden, Troy, and Sophie
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held ‪on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM‬ in the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Linden with Fr. Joseph Boakye Yiadom to officiate.
Visitation will be held ‪on Thursday March 12, 2020 from 4-7 PM‬ in the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet. A parish prayer service will be held ‪on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 6:45‬.
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Spring burial will be in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Lake Linden.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 12, 2020 |
    Thursday, March 12, 2020
    Erickson-Crowley-Peterson Funeral Home
    26090 Pine Street
    Calumet, MI 49913
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  • Service

    Friday, March 13, 2020 | 11:00am
    Friday, March 13, 2020 11:00am
    St. Joseph Catholic Church
    Address Not Available
    Fr. Joseph Boakye Yiadom


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Donna Mac

Posted at 03:50pm
I'm so sorry to hear of this...Elaine was a CLASSY lady indeed! And a helluva cook !! She's flying high with some awesome sparkly wings!

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Posted at 09:18pm
Another Angel In Heaven ... With our Love, Ann, Al, Amy and Elle, Dave and Kristin, Jack and Harper, Andy and Nick
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Michael D. Peterson

Posted at 05:34pm
Hubbell has lost another ancestor and fixture of the community. My thoughts and prayers to the entire Monette family. Peace and condolences as you go through this difficult time. Mike Peterson

Barbara Effinger

Posted at 11:37am
Dear Kathy and Tim:
I never had the privilege of knowing your Mom but I have heard about the wonderful person that she was! I know that you will miss her and all of the pork pies that you both made together!
Take care and God Bless you all!
Barbara and Don Effinger

John Sandy Huuki

Posted at 06:57am
Sending our condolences to the family of Elaine, her and Lornie where the nicest folks/ neighbors you could ask for she will be missed by many.

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